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now, volunteering in their community on this martin luther king holiday weekend. this national day of service going on here on the national mall where the president is -- it's an elementary school. >> it is an elementary school here in washington. i believe he's doing a little bit similar to his service project last time around four years ago because i believe he had a paint brush in his hand that time. but it looks like he's helping -- what i've seen so far, helping to complete an overhaul of a school in washington, d.c. he has some very good volunteers. i believe they are with city year and they're working to, you know, maybe do a little painting, a little varnishing of a bookcase, john. >> it is the burrville elementary school in northeast washington there. i have to say mrs. obama sporting a little more form than the president painting that bookcase. >> she also has a pair of gloves. maybe he's worried about getting dirty. we lost the shot. that's okay. a lot going on today in the nation's capital. >> service events going on all over the city. with all the things going on, secu
's not just inauguration weekend, it is also the martin luther king holiday weekend. to mark that, thousands of people are taking part in a national day of service today, including the first family. the obamas helped fix up an elementary school in washington. see video of it right there. after president obama painted some shelves, he thanked vol tors for their service. >> again, we submit that mrs. obama was better at painting than her husband was. she looks much more into it. we are talking about the day of national service on the mall. suzanne malveaux is there where it's all being held. suzanne? >> hey, i'm trying to hear you. we're kind of competing a little bit with they're rallying up the crowd here pop we expect to see a couple of folks here. angela basset who is going to be taking the is taken soon. she is taking the stage right now we understand. we also are going to be hearing from philadelphia mayor nutter who is also going to be talking about the importance of giving back in the community. it's been a lot of passion here. of course, the different organizations that people are sig
's a federal holiday, martin luther king day. it's the second time inauguration fell on that holiday. the last time was 1997 for president clinton's inauguration. he will use martin luther king's traveling bible as well as the bible that belonged to president lincoln on loan from the library. coverage starts monday morning. we'll lead up to the swearing in of president obama for his second term through the official inaugural balls monday night. >>> it is a golden globes first, too. the funniest women in comedy hosting together. tina fey and amy poehler are in control tonight, sort of. we take you live to the red carpet, next. me. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just click away with our free mobile app. officeyour business needs...k... at prices that keep you...out of the red. this week get
interest-free financing on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> a shadow industry is operating in the united states. the souvenir, u.s. citizenship for the newborns. >> reporter: hello. they don't want to be seen. they won't stop to talk. >> you want to jog. >> yes. >> i can jog. >> reporter: they came from this house. quietly catering to pregnant women like this one. we just want to chat with you a little bit about what brings you here? who are they? they wouldn't respond to cnn's request for comment, but they're just one of many businesses that publicly advertises its services to chinese mothers to be. they advertise to parents, offer a step by step guide to obtain a u.s. visa and then arrange travel to cushy, inviting u.s. homes where nurses and doctors will care for the mother. it's called birth tourism. dozens of these houses are operating in california, in the shadows o
. it will be a little bit sunnier than we have seen today, martin. >> the swearing-in takes place on martin luther king junior day. is anything special planned for that? >> reporter: the official swearing-in at the white house next sunday, january 20th, the constitutionally mandated day for the swearing in. the big public ceremony taking place on monday. only the second time the inauguration day has fallen on that federal holiday, the last time 1997, the second inauguration of president bill clinton. special things the president is going to do on monday, he is going to be using one of martin luther king jr.'s traveling bibles to take the oath of office on, also use a bible that belonged to president lincoln on loan from the library of congress. you know who be giving the invocation? merely evers-williams, the widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers. >> athena jones joining us live from washington. >> thanks. >>> nearly 30 years since a woman from new york has won miss america. >> your new miss america is -- miss new york! >> there she is, 23-year-old mallory hagen accepting the crown at the mis
today is a national day of service, leading up to the martin luther king holiday. the president and the first lady showed up at the burrville elementary school in washington to help in some service projects as a way to celebrate the life of a civil rights leader. >> the fact that we've got some outstanding young people here today, i want to say thank you to the parents for showing early on to all our young people how gratifying and how fulfilling this is. this is really what america is about. this is what we celebrate. >> the vice president and his family also volunteered, making care packages for military and national guard armory families. the baseball world is mourning one of its all-time greats. hall of fame manager earl weaver as died at the age of 82 years old. weaver managed the baltimore orioles in four world series and won a title in 1970. he was famous for arguing calls. and was ejected from 91 games. weaver was lengelected to the h of fame in 1996. we're going to get back to our live coverage from the national mall in just a minute here on cnn. first, breaking news ov
, not just the day of president obama's second inauguration. it is also martin luther king jr. day. i spoke with the reverend king's youngest child bernice king at the martin luther king center here in atlanta about her new children's book and how she thinks we should remember her father and his message. >> dr. king's work and his mission and his messages are important to the future of our nation. and although we have come a long way, we still have to finish the work of dr. king. this is the 50th anniversary year i have a dream speech. and so we thought it aprapo to put his words in print. so there are wonderful oil paintings throughout. very few people are able to capture him and i think he's done just a wonderful job here. >> what do you think is the most important thing you can do to serve your community on this day? >> what i think is most important is that you serve. you know, we know that the famous quote now, everybody can be great because anybody can serve. all you need is a heart full of grace and a soul generated by love. and so this day is an opportunity, every year for people to
, it is actually up. she suggested that we had a bad day. if we waited until the martin luther king holiday, we would see a big crowd getting off at the station. >> we had 28 reservations coming in tomorrow night. >> 28? >> correct. >> all those people could fit on one bus. right? >> it could, but it's not their choice, their choice is rail. >> guess what else is coming to vermont? even more money from u.s. taxpayers for high speed rail. that in reality is making slow speed rail just a little faster. drew griffin, cnn, vermont. >> well the movie "jobs" comes out in april, we have the first clip of ashton kutcher as steve jobs. we will play the clip and you can decide if he pulls it off. [ female announcer ] what if the next big thing, isn't a thing at all? it's lots of things. all waking up. connecting to the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ it's going to be amazing. and exciting. and maybe, most remarkably, not that far away. we're going to wake the world up. and watch, with eyes wide, as it gets to work. cisco. tomorrow starts here. email marketing from constant conta
at president obama's inauguration and it's martin luther king day. petition has been started to stop gun appreciation day, it has more than 25,000 signatures. joining us from washington larry ward, chairman of gun appreciation day and maria rhodes founder of united for change usa, the group that started the petition. welcome to you both. >> hi, carol. >> why gun appreciation day? >> well, gun appreciation day came about because on the first day of the 113th congress there were nine gun control laws introduced and dianne feinstein according to reports is set to introduce her bill on the 22nd, and we felt like we needed to have a swift, strong response. >> and how does that figure in to preventing tragedies in newtown, this gun appreciation day? >> the second amendment is vital to our freedom and liberty, and the, yeah, adam lanza not only broke 41 laws when he went into the newtown school and killed those innocent children, but he went in with a stolen gun. the gun control laws were there and still the tragedy happened. >> you're not suggesting people like the guys in oregon carry guns op
, the president will take the oath of office and with him a piece of history from martin luther king jr. >>> teachers refuse to give their students a standardized test. why they say there's no benefit. newsroom starts now. good morning. thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. we begin with lance armstrong and one of the most remarkable sports stories in history. he beat cancer, reinvented cycling and rewrote the record books. and now based on armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey, he was cheating the whole time and lying to the nation. this is video of where the interview happened with oprah at the four seasons in austin, texas. win friday told cbs this morning the interview will air across two nights, thursday and friday. win friday declined to characterize armstrong's statement saying she'd prefer for viewers to make up their own minds. she said during the 2 1/2 hour interview, she asked most of 112 questions. >> i would say there were a couple of times where he was emotional, but emotional doesn't begin to describe the intensity or the difficulty that i think that he
inauguration to honor the memory of martin luther king jr. >>> the biden family got to work saturday. the vice president along with his wife and several members of his family spent time filling some care packages. 100,000 care kits will be shipped to family members overseas. >>> tomorrow is the big day. the public inauguration, the 57th presidential inauguration. and if you're one of the 800,000 people expected to attend, you're going to want to make sure those text messages, those tweets, those instagrams all go through. wireless providers say they have you covered. athena jones joins us from the capitol. they're going to get help from something called cows. what are we talking about here? >> good morning, john. cow stands for cell on wheels. a temporary mobile cell phone tower. things like companies like at&t and sprint will fortify the network with all the people coming in. half the number of people expected in 2009 but people will be coming with smartphones and smartphones means more data. back in 2009, global smartphone sales only accounted for 11% of sales. now it's nearly 40% as of the
will never forget. it is important to remember tomorrow is martin luther king junior day, as well as brings additional tradition into what's going to happen. >> just gives it the moment more moments, as they say. >> we will see you right at the top of the hour, candy, looking forward your show. that does it for me, i will be back 1591 a.m. eastern for special coverage around the president's swearing-in ceremony in the blue room over at the white house. "state of the union" with candy crowley will begin right after this. ♪ ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. officemax can help you drive suand down.s down... use your maxperks card and get a 10-ream case of officemax multiuse paper for just 4.99 after maxperks rewards. find thousands of big deals now... at officemax. >>> i'm a candy crowley from the national mall i
, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> president obama struggling with the debt ceiling, that's always a fun comedy premise. wow. this will be good. debt premise. no, president obama told congress it must raise our debt limit because the u.s. is, quote, not a deadbeat nation. yeah. and the president added, by the way, if china calls, i'm not here. >> conan o'brien poking fun at the latest financial crisis. comedians, of course, joking about it. the country's debt, one of the big issues facing the president over the next four years. alison kosik is taking an in-depth look at how we got there and why it is important to do something about it. >> reporter: the challenge? taming the national debt. just a few steps from the billboards of times square is a billboard of a certain sort. the national debt clock. new york real estate developer seymour durst set up the first debt clock in 1989. >> when my father designe
and one that belonged to martin luther king jr. it takes place on the holiday honoring the reverend king. after the symbolism, the ceremonies, celebrations and of course the president beginning a second term facing some challenges from the first four years. joining us, atlanta's mayor talking about what's ahead. you are one of the insiders now. anything, you put in the time, the work, were you in iowa, across the country. anything that you learned about the president that surprised you? >> that surprised me? no. he was as tough as i thought, and i think that -- i think he was going to do what was necessary to win, and i think that he wants to be president. very much. i think he loves being president. >> what gives you that impression? >> because i know how tough this campaign was, and i know that there were moments in the campaign where if he did not really want this job, he could have fallen apart, and he was central to holding the campaign together during very tough times. >> looking forward, what do you think one of the things is that he is going to really have to excel in? because th
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